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This thoroughly revised edition offers professionals, students, and any GPS enthusiast an up-to-date, easy-to-understand treatment of this tremendously important technology. The second edition includes a wealth of brand-new material, including a chapter on GPS satellite orbit and new coverage of today's hottest issues, such as precise point positioning and location based services.

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Featuring over 90 illustrations, this resource for students and practitioners provides a concise overview of the Global Position System (GPS) and its applications. Without going into any advanced mathematics, El-Rabbany (Ryerson U., Toronto, Canada) describes the GPS system and its components and elucidates its signal structure. Other topics include measurement errors and biases; ambiguity resolution techniques; and integration with other satellite navigation systems. The second edition features a new chapter on GPS satellite orbit. The volume concludes with a list of useful Websites. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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This thoroughly revised edition of the Artech House bestseller, Introduction to GPS: The Global Position System offers professionals, students, and most any GPS enthusiast an up-to-date, easy-to-understand treatment of this tremendously important technology. The second edition includes a wealth of brand new material, including a chapter on GPS satellite orbit and new coverage of today's hottest issues, such as precise point positioning and location based services. Without bogging readers down with advanced mathematics, the book addresses all aspects of the GPS, emphasizes GPS applications, examines the GPS signal structure, and covers the key types of measurement being utilized in the field today. This unique reference also examines the integration of the GPS with other systems, and looks at future GPS modernization.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781596930162
Author:
El-rabbany, Ahmed
Publisher:
Artech House Publishers
Author:
El-Rabbany, Ahmed
Author:
El-Rabbany, Ahmed
Subject:
General
Subject:
Telecommunications
Subject:
Navigation
Subject:
Global positioning system
Subject:
Transportation - General
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Revised
Series:
GNSS Technology and Applications
Publication Date:
20061031
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
210
Dimensions:
9.30x6.30x.67 in. .94 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , This thoroughly revised edition of the Artech House bestseller, Introduction to GPS: The Global Position System offers professionals, students, and most any GPS enthusiast an up-to-date, easy-to-understand treatment of this tremendously important technology. The second edition includes a wealth of brand new material, including a chapter on GPS satellite orbit and new coverage of today's hottest issues, such as precise point positioning and location based services. Without bogging readers down with advanced mathematics, the book addresses all aspects of the GPS, emphasizes GPS applications, examines the GPS signal structure, and covers the key types of measurement being utilized in the field today. This unique reference also examines the integration of the GPS with other systems, and looks at future GPS modernization.
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